ELN Power Ride – Day 7 – Drax Power Station

Geoff Curran speaks to Paul Taylor the Director of Retail and Trading at Drax Power Station about its move to sustainable biomass. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/  

What a Power Ride! The Roll of Honour (and a big thank you)

Well, it has been a couple of weeks since I got off the bike and the Power Ride and to say I have missed it is an understatement….. so, planning next year already and open to any suggestions you may want to send me to [email protected] Now for this year, I have a list of […]

ELN Power Ride – Day 7 – Bawtry to Drax

Geoff Curran waves goodbye to Mabel the cow and makes his way to the final stop on Day 7 of the ELN Power Ride, Drax Power Station. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/

Emergency box, Drax, then Geoff makes tracks on Day 7

Geoff Curran writes… Day seven and it is all over… I should have written this yesterday but the whole seven days caught up with me and I needed some time to collect my thoughts. It’s the day after the finish and I have mixed emotions. Happy and very proud that I did it, did what […]

Bad knee holds out for bonus gas station on Day Six

Geoff Curran writes… Day six started with us saying goodbye to our lovely hosts, Jan and Barry who also very kindly donated to the cause (and if you haven’t, please go to our Justgiving page) and then it was off to see Cottam power station. Now I knew it wouldn’t be too far as this […]

Microbreweries and high fives on Day Five of the Power Ride

Geoff Curran writes… Day five and a high five for a glorious day starting at our wonderful B&B hosted by Marie and Charlie, who we also had the opportunity to interview about their solar arrays that power their micro brewery and the chip fat that powers their Mercedes camper van. That interview we will bring […]

Stunner of a sunny ride to Sutton Bridge gas plant

Geoff Curran writes last night… Well, what a difference a day makes. Yesterday, I had a bad day, working to a deadline, not getting enough food and feeling very down for a while. And also very worried about today, particularly when I saw the weather this morning…..torrential rain. However…..the rain stopped at 10.30 a.m., I […]

ELN Power Ride – Day 3 – March to Wells

Geoff Curran travels from March to Wells on the Norfolk Coast on Day 3 of the ELN Power Ride. The ELN Power Ride is in aid of Parkinson’s UK raising awareness for victims of this disease. The target is 10k so please donate generously at https://www.justgiving.com/energylivenewspowerride/

Day One dusted off on the ELN power ride

Geoff Curran writes last night… Day One is over for the Energy Live News power ride and we are in sunny Royston in Herts. As I type, Sumit is showering and I am trying to multitask whilst writing and stretching. What a great day, an easy day to get us started as we did the […]

ELN cyclists set off from Tate Modern

The ELN boys set off at 11am this morning from ex-power station Tate Modern in London on their intrepid Power Ride to raise cash for Parkinson’s UK. Perched on freshly polished bikes, ELN’s Sumit Bose and Geoff Curran were joined at the starting line by Dave Clark, the Sky Sports darts presenter battling with Parkinson’s […]